Your Horse in Connected Balance - Aberdeen, NC
Debra Parker, ESMT and CCST - Equine Massage, Craniosacral and Energy Work (Usui Reiki I)
Here are a few of the common conditions that could greatly be improved by these therapies:
“Off” for no apparent reason
Shoulder or hip lameness
Stiffness and resistance
Short, choppy strides
Loss of performance ability
Preparation for the session: I incorporate some energy work into the massage as a way of opening the animal to the treatment. Sessions last approximately one hour (depends on horse).
Please have your horse groomed (preferably bathed recently) prior to the session and arrange for a quiet but secure place (usually their stall if it’s large enough). We will meet first and review your horse’s history. I will perform a one minute quick evaluation and give you an opportunity to ask questions prior to the start of the treatment. Post treatment, I will give my findings and recommendations and again allow any questions you may have at that time. Normally horses respond right away.
Post Session: Walk your horse for approximately 5 minutes (I usually video tape before and after for you). Give immediate and ready access to fresh water. You may ride or exercise your horse (assuming the horse is sound) any time after the session.
Pricing: $85 for initial treatment session (may be reduced to $50 per session for purchase of blocks of or weekly sessions).
(cash, check, credit card or PayPal)
Locations: Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen, NOTE: outside of Moore County, we will discuss a travel fee.
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How do you serve precious pets?
- Animal Massage
- Animal Reiki
What part of the animal kingdom do you serve?
On a scale of snail to elephant, what size animals do you work with?
- 80+ lbs
- Certified Animal Massage Therapist
- Certified Equine Sports Massage Therapist (CESMT)
Cat-astrophes happen! What is your cancellation policy?
- 24 hours notice required
Without pet parents, Petmasters wouldn't exist. What discount do you offer our dedicated members? (e.g. 20% off their first session, etc.)
20% off first session if you mention Petmasters
Which part of the country do you serve pets?
Aberdeen, NC and surrounding areas
What year did you begin serving pets?
How did you hone your craft?
Attending certification classes and working at a rescue organization (gratis work) on injured and emotionally damaged horses.
What tip would you give pet parents for working with animals that you've learned as a pro?
There are many easy ways to work with your horse on simple techniques to keep them comfortable and in great shape. I try to incorporate recommendations to the pet parent at the time I work on their pet.
What is one thing you want pet parents to know about you? It can be whatev-fur you'd like!
I LOVE my work and consider it a real privilege to work on your animals!